The varsity Super Bowl of the first-year NorCal All-American Youth Football League pitted the Manteca Cowboys' high-octane offense against the Weston Ranch Falcons' lockdown defense.
The Alger twins are proof that years and money spent on year-round club volleyball experience isn't necessary to succeed in the sport.
Ripon Christian will make its fifth straight appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation State Championships today.
The junior varsity squad of the Lathrop Jr. Spartans made history this past Saturday.
Andrew Brown is the owner of two single-season rushing records for Ripon Christian as a sophomore. And junior quarterback Danny Vos is an electric playmaker, both as a passer and a scrambler.
Alumni games are making a comeback in Manteca these days.
Ripon Christian's volleyball team will venture to familiar territory today.
Shierelle Jackson would have been a proud mama.
Ripon High junior midfielder Arik Anaya only played the second half of the Trans-Valley League season.
Clarence Goes and Giovanni Marin are going out on top.
The Lathrop Jr. Spartans' junior varsity squad got revenge while earning a berth to the North Conference championship game.
Ricky Morris of Sierra and the Ripon High boys cross country team are going back to Fresno.
Manteca High's Guss Schmiedt Field was a sloppy, slippery mess Friday, and the cold wind made for even harsher conditions.
Clarence Goes' next game as East Union High boys soccer coach will be his last, as he made his retirement public at the end of the regular season.
CERES - East Union was leaning against the ropes with hands up, chin down and elbow tucked as host Central Valley fired away at will with a salvo of shots.
East Union's week of heartbreaking losses ended with yet another on Friday.
Manteca's softball team came out swinging in Friday's Valley Oak League contest at Oakdale.
Sierra's swimmers are beginning to peak, though it didn't show in the final outcome of their Valley Oak League dual meet with host Oakdale on Friday.
As assistant coach, Vic DeAnda got to see the Sierra's two best softball pitchers go through the program over the past eight years.
The Sierra boys tennis team exacted revenge against visiting cross-town foe East Union on Thursday, winning 5-4 despite dropping the first three singles matches.
The Sierra and Oakdale boys track and field teams battled to a rare draw in a Valley Oak League dual meet on Thursday.
The fun is about to start for Manteca High's girls soccer team.
Ripon didn't need to wait long to find out where it stands in the Trans-Valley League.
Coming off a loss at Oakdale, East Union's boys golf team got back on track Tuesday by routing Manteca 219-275 at Manteca Park Golf Course.
The Ripon boys and girls swim teams tallied their first wins in the Valley Oak League season Tuesday, toppling visiting Weston Ranch. The Indians won every race.
Joshua Patton was named All-Valley Oak League MVP for a second straight season, only this time he gets to share the honor with a friend.
After ruling the Southern League for three of its four years there, Ripon Christian's boys basketball team returned to the Trans-Valley League this past winter to reign over its longtime traditional rivals.
East Union's baseball team wrapped up its final pre-league contest with a heartbreaking 3-2 victory to host Tracy at Monte Vista Middle School, but head coach Dan Triglia was encouraged by the defeat on Monday.
RIPON - Kevin Tameling cobbled together an ambitious nonleague schedule for Ripon Christian's girls soccer team and who can blame him?
The Manteca High boys tennis team earned its dinner Friday night after capping a busy four-match week with a 6-3 victory at Kimball in a battle of the Valley Oak League's top two teams.